Film Library
Reed, 2012.  

Original title: Ocheret
Copyright: Kyiv Ivan Karpenko-Kary National University for Theater, Film, and Television.
Format: short feature
Carrier: DVD
Color: color
Length: 20 min.
Original language: Ukrainian
English subtitles: yes

 

Film crew
Director: Ruslan Batytsky
Script writer: Ruslan Batytsky
Cinematographer: Ruslan Batytsky and Iva Hembik
Sound: Andrii Nidzelsky
Producers: Volodymyr Tykhy, Ihor Savychenko, Denys Ivanov,
Editors: Volodymyr Voitenko, Natalia Vorozhbyt, Olha Voitenko

 

Film cast
Volodymyr Yamnenko, Anastasia Stelmakh, Valeria Chaikovska, Vasyl Basha, Andrii Kolesnyk.

 

Synopsis
A doting father sticks to his terminally ill daughter despite her grim diagnosis. His love and hope helps him survive in what for many is a hopeless reality of the ruined Ukrainian village. In this first directorial work of his, Ruslan Batytsky reveals a creative promise that is unmistakable.

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